Artificial intelligence (AI) is transforming our businesses, industries and the global economy at large. As other countries swarm to seize emerging opportunities brought by AI, Taiwan, the island situated amongst two AI front-runners—China and Japan—seems to have trouble rising above the clamor.

The high-tech island is home to some of the world’s leading hardware and electronics companies, including TSMC, Foxconn, Quanta, and Asus. But despite its tech prowess, Taiwan’s AI development is still at a nascent stage.

As with the rest of the world, much buzz has been generated in Taiwan by the AI boom. However, this has been accompanied—some may say inevitably—by rising concerns over the brain drain in Taiwan’s tech industry.

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Nicole Jao

Nicole Jao is a reporter based in Beijing. She’s passionate about emerging trends, news, and stories of human interest within the world of technology. Connect with her on Twitter or via email: nicole.jao.iting@gmail.com.